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The University of Oklahoma Fellowship for Global Engagement
What is the OU Fellowship for Global Engagement?
The OU Fellowship for Global Engagement is a program established by the University of Oklahoma to ensure its students have the tools to succeed in an increasingly global world. Global Engagement Fellows must commit to the program for the entirety of their undergraduate career. Fellows will receive a $5,000 cash scholarship account, which can be used during their undergraduate years for at least two international experiences, with their first experience ideally taking place during the summer after their freshman year.
Who can apply?
Incoming freshman enrolling directly from an American high school starting Fall or Summer 2020. First generation students, minorities and those who have not had the opportunity to travel abroad are especially encouraged to apply.
- Complete the course IAS 2003: Understanding the Global Community
- Gain or demonstrate proficiency in a modern foreign language
- Attend at least 4 international events each academic year
- Become an active member of at least one international student group
- Maintain an e-portfolio documenting experiences and reflections
- Attend the annual "Global Engagement Day" and present once on your study abroad experiences
- Participate in Global Engagement Fellowship meetings and events (at least one per semester)
- Study, intern, or volunteer abroad at least twice - one short-term (typically summer) program and one long-term (semester or year) program
- Apply for a Fulbright fellowship, typically in the fall of senior year
- Maintain a 2.8 cumulative GPA
Deadline: February 28 (Applications submitted after 5 p.m. will not be considered)
Questions? Contact Associate Dean Rebecca Cruise.